English School, Late 18th Century Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England (1653-1658),  wearing gold studded armour with buff trim and white lawn collar with lace border
Lot 9
English School
Late 18th Century
Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England (1653-1658), wearing gold studded armour with buff trim and white lawn collar with lace border
£500 - 700
US$ 800 - 1,100

Lot Details
English School, Late 18th Century
Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England (1653-1658), wearing gold studded armour with buff trim and white lawn collar with lace border.
Watercolour on card, turned wood frame, the reverse inscribed This belongs to/ my son Tom/ T D.
Oval, 75mm (2 15/16in) high
Provenance: Thomas Dawson, 1st Baron Cremorne, 1st Viscount Cremorne and Baron Dartrey, MP (1725–1813) and thence by descent; Bonhams, London, 22 November 2006, lot 24.

Footnotes

  • The inscription to the reverse of the frame is believed to refer to Thomas Dawson (1771-1787), son of Thomas Dawson, 1st Baron Cremorne, 1st Viscount Cremorne and Baron Dartrey, MP (1725–1813) and his second wife, Philadelphia Hannah Freame (1740-1826). Thomas Dawson Sr died on 1 March 1813 without surviving issue and as such, the Viscountancy of Cremorne and the Barony of Dartrey became extinct. His great-grandfather, Richard Dawson, was a Cornet in Cromwell's Cavalry.
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